What's Your Daily Water Usage?

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Residential Water Usage in the US

Statistics show that  the average US family of 4 pays roughly 72.93 USD for water  every month

Toilet

Shower

According to  Water Research Foundation this is the average daily water use

Faucet

Washing Machine

Water Leakage

24%

20%

19%

17%

Other

12%

8%

Water Usage  Per Person, Per Day

Shower

Toilet

According to the EPA... 

11.6 gal

18.5 gal

Faucet

Dishwasher

10.9 gal

1 gal

Washing Machine

15 gal

So, how can you save water?

Water Saving Tips

An average of 2 gallons of water per minute flows out of a standard tap.

Turn off water when not in use

So, Turn off water if not in immediate use while washing hands, dishes & brushing teeth.

Outdoor water use can peak at 60%. You don’t need to water your grass daily.

Water the lawn less or Xeriscape

You can even reduce or eliminate the need for watering entirely through Xeriscaping.

Replace those that are more than 10 years old with ENERGY-STAR-rated appliances.

Replace old inefficient appliances

These new and efficient models are less wasteful.

Save water and energy at the same time by installing WaterSense labeled showerheads.

Replace old fixtures

The EPA says these ones reduce water usage and demand on water heaters.

Leaks are the top water wasters.

Fix leaks

Roughly 10% of homes with leaks were found to waste 90 gallons or more per day, according to EPA

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